God Love – A Prayer To
Rest In Presence And Know
God's Love, Joy And Peace
‘O gracious Lord, I enter thy radiance and
approach thy presence bearing with me the service done in thy name and for
I seek to become a more efficient server and I open my heart and mind to the
power of thy love, thy joy, and thy peace.
In thy presence, thy love floods my being. Love which is gentleness, kindness,
I choose therefore to be gentle, loving, kind and helpful to all men.
In thy presence thy joy pervades me, joy which is light, radiance and eternal
youth. I choose therefore to bear thy joy to those who are sad and depressed.
In thy presence thy peace enfolds me and fills me with contentment, certainty,
rest, stillness. Thy peace which passeth understanding. I choose therefore to
be a center of love, joy and peace in the world.
I place my hand in thine with all love, trust and confidence for thou are
indeed my Lord.
From the unreal lead me to the real, from darkness to light, from death to life
At thy feet and in the light of thy holy presence I strive to realize what I
I am not this body which belongs to the world of shadows;
I am not the desires which affect it;
I am not the thoughts which fill my mind;
I am not the mind itself.
I am the divine flame within my heart, eternal, immortal, ancient, without
beginning, without end.
More radiant than the sun in all His noonday glory, purer that the snow, untouched, unsullied by the hand of matter;
more subtle that the ether is the spirit within my heart.
I and the Father are one.
thou my life,
I am in thee and thou are in me.
me gracious Lord through illimitable love to union with thee and the
heart of eternal love.